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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1230 PM CDT WED NOV 01 2017

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...THE TWIN CITIES MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE       NORMAL       PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE       RECORD       PERIOD    1871 TO 2017

              WEATHER      OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
              VALUE        DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                               NORMAL
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MONTHLY           REPORT    OCTOBER     2017      MSP     AIRPORT

TEMPS                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE       MAX             59.5      58.0      1.5      WARMER    63   WARM
AVERAGE       MIN             43.1      39.7      3.4      WARMER    28   WARM
MONTH         MEAN            51.3      48.9      2.4      WARMER    43   WARM

DAILY         MAX                  78    OCT-20-2017
DAILY         MIN                  27    OCT-31-2017

HDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH           417       507       -90      WARMER    41   WARM
TOTAL         SEASON          489       680       -191     WARMER    16   WARM

CDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH            1         6         -5      COOLER    63   COLD
TOTAL         ANNUAL          830       753        77      WARMER    42   WARM

PCP              INCHES      ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH            TOTAL        4.49      2.43      2.06     WETTER    15   WET
ANNUAL           TOTAL       31.18     27.68      3.50     WETTER    24   WET
DAILY              MAX        2.18       OCT-02-2017

SNW              INCHES      ACTUAL     AVG      DEPART             RANK
MONTH            TOTAL        0.1       0.6       -0.5     DRIER    NEAR  NORM
SEASON           TOTAL        0.1       0.6       -0.5     DRIER    NEAR  NORM
DAILY              MAX        0.1        OCT-27-2017
MAX               DEPTH        T         OCT-26-2017

OCTOBER       EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       OCTOBER       EXTREME     YEAR     DEPART             RANK
OCTOBER       MAX             70.3      1963      12.3    WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER       MAX             44.3      1925     -13.7    COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER       MIN             49.3      1947      9.6     WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER       MIN             31.4      1917      -8.3    COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER       MEAN            59.3      1947      10.4    WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER       MEAN            38.3      1925     -10.6    COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER       HDD             210       1947      -297    WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER       HDD             823       1925      316     COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER       CDD              73       1879       67     WARMEST     1   WARM
OCTOBER       CDD              0        2016       -6     COLDEST     1   COLD
OCTOBER       PCP             5.29      1991      2.86    WETTEST     1   WET
OCTOBER       PCP             0.02      1939     -2.41     DRIEST     1   DRY
OCTOBER       SNOW            8.2       1991      7.6     SNOWIEST    1   WET
OCTOBER       SNOW             0        2016      -0.6     DRIEST     1   DRY

WIND               MPH       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY AVG                   8.7       12.1      -2.2
PEAK GUST        41 MPH    NORTHWEST      OCT-24-2017
FASTEST 2-MIN    30 MPH    NORTHWEST      OCT-15-2017

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
OCTOBER             0         -94       0.0       -1.6       0       -23

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
ASO                 0         -271      0.0       -4.5       0       -65

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
10 MONTH        MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-OCT            407        -327      6.8       -5.5       98      -78

WEATHER                      ACTUAL
TYPE              NCEI       COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                     13
2=FOG DENSE         1          0
3=THUNDER          1.8         6
4=IP/SLEET                     0
5=HAIL                         0
6=FRZ RAIN                     0
7=BLWG DUST                    0
8=HAZE/SMK                     2
9=BLWG SNW                     0

TEMP              NCEI                          AVERAGE
MAXIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                           0         0         0       NORMAL
<=32                0          0         0         0       NORMAL
>=50                           26        24        2       WARMER
>=60                           18        14        4       WARMER
>=70                           7         5         2       WARMER
>=80                           0         1         -1      COOLER
>=90                0          0         0         0       NORMAL

TEMP              NCEI                          AVERAGE
MINIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                         0         0         0       NORMAL
<= -10                         0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 0                0          0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 10                          0         0         0       NORMAL
<= 20                          0         0        0.0      NORMAL
<= 32               6          5         6         -1      WARMER
>= 50                          8         4         4       WARMER
>=60                           0         1         -1      COOLER
>= 70                          0         0        0.0      NORMAL

PRECIP            NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       5         5         1       WETTER
>= 0.01             9          10        9         1       WETTER
>= 0.10             5          8         4         4       WETTER
>= 0.25                        6         3         3       WETTER
>= 0.50             1          2         1         1       WETTER
>= 1.00             0          1         0         1       WETTER

SNOW              NCEI                          AVERAGE
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       2         2         0      SNOWIER
>= 0.1              1          1         1         1      SNOWIER
>= 1.0              0          0         0        -0.1     DRIER
>= 1.5                         0         0        -0.1     DRIER
>= 2.0                         0         0        -0.1     DRIER
>= 3.0                         0         0         0       NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH       DATA           AUGUST  SEPTEMBER  OCTOBER    (ASO)
ASO           2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
ASO-17        MAX             71.2      70.1      1.1      WARMER    57   WARM
ASO-17        MIN             53.7      51.3      2.4      WARMER    13   WARM
ASO-17        MEAN            62.4      60.7      1.7      WARMER    27   WARM
ASO-17        HDD             489       675       -186     WARMER    16   WARM
ASO-17        CDD             271       277        -6      COOLER    70   COLD
ASO-17        PRECIP         12.28      9.81      2.47     WETTER    23   WET
ASO-17        SNOW            0.1       0.6       -0.5     DRIER    NEAR  NORM

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       ASO          EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
AUG-SEP-OCT   MAX          77.2      1947      7.1       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT   MAX          63.6      1873      -6.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT   MIN          56.5      1947      5.2       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT   MIN          45.7      1873      -5.6      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT   MEAN         66.9      1947      6.2       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT   MEAN         54.7      1873      -6.0      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT   HDD          362       1920      -313      WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT   HDD          1108      1873      433       COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT   CDD          605       1947      328       WARMEST      1   WARM
AUG-SEP-OCT   CDD          93        1902      -184      COLDEST      1   COLD
AUG-SEP-OCT   PRECIP       18.99     2007      9.18      WETTEST      1   WET
AUG-SEP-OCT   PRECIP       2.98      2012      -6.83     DRIEST       1   DRY
AUG-SEP-OCT   SNOW         8.2       1991      7.6       SNOWIEST     1   WET
AUG-SEP-OCT   SNOW         0.0       2004      -0.6      DRIEST       1   DRY

10 MONTH      DATA
JAN-OCT       2017           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
JAN-OCT-17    MAX             61.6      59.3      2.3      WARMER     8   WARM
JAN-OCT-17    MIN             44.2      40.8      3.4      WARMER     4   WARM
JAN-OCT-17    MEAN            52.9      50.1      2.8      WARMER     5   WARM
JAN-OCT-17    HDD-ANNUAL      4397      5201      -804     WARMER     4   WARM
JUL-OCT-17    THIS HDD-SEA    489       680       -191     WARMER    16   WARM
JAN-OCT-17    CDD             830       753        77      WARMER    42   WARM
JAN-OCT-17    PRECIP         31.18     27.68      3.50     WETTER    24   WET
JAN-OCT-17    SNOW-ANNUAL     14.0      33.3     -19.3     DRIER     14   DRY
JUL-OCT-17    THIS SNOW-SEA   0.1       0.6       -0.5     DRIER    NEAR  NORM

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES      JAN-OCT      EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-OCT       MAX          64.3      2012      5.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT       MAX          51.3      1875      -8.0      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-OCT       MIN          45.5      2012      4.7       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT       MIN          31.3      1875      -9.5      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-OCT       MEAN         54.9      2012      4.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT       MEAN         41.3      1875      -8.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-OCT       HDD-ANN      4106      2012      -1095     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT       HDD-ANN      7518      1875      2317      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-OCT       HDD-SEA      369       1920      -311      WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-OCT       HDD-SEA      1126      1873      446       COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-OCT       CDD          1178      1936      425       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-OCT       CDD          313       1904      -440      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-OCT       PRECIP       38.18     2002      10.50     WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-OCT       PRECIP       10.64     1910      -17.04    DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-OCT       SNOW-ANN     70.9      1982      37.6      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-OCT       SNOW-ANN     8.3       1931      -25.0     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-OCT       SNOW-SEA     8.2       1991      7.6       SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-OCT       SNOW-SEA     0         2016      -0.6      DRIEST       1   DRY

NEW DAILY        EXTREME
MAX TEMP            0
COLD MAX            0
MIN TEMP            0
WARM MIN            0
PRECIP              1
SNOW                0

NEW DAILY     RECORD        EXTREME   LISTING             PREVIOUS
TYPE          NEW/TIE       /AMOUNT      /DATE YEAR       SET/TIE    OLD  YEAR
PRECIP        NEW->           2.18       OCT-02-2017     OLD->      0.90  2013

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CARLYON



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